Forró Federation2023-10-09T12:01:07+02:00

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If you are a Forró organiser, musician or teacher,

send in your ideas until 27th of September
(deadline expired, if you have more ideas, please contact us anyways)

join our call at 1st October
(call already took place, but we are happy to schedule calls to get more 1-to-1-feedback and exchange, if you have something to share, please contact us)

and vote until 15th October.

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🇬🇧 This is the calendar of Forró festivals featuring Humberto Teixeira taking place in December 2023.
Your event is not on the list? Please let us know so we can keep the list up to date!

🇧🇷 Esse é o calendário dos festivais de forró com o Humberto Teixeira que acontecem em Dezembro 2023.
 Seu evento não está na lista?  Compartilhe conosco nos comentários para que possamos manter a lista atualizada!

Design credit - Claudia Ciniglio @wewe_illustration_design
🇬🇧 This is the calendar of Forró festivals featuring Anastacia taking place in November 2023.
Your event is not on the list? Please let us know so we can keep the list up to date!

🇧🇷 Esse é o calendário dos festivais de forró com a Anastácia que acontecem em Novembro 2023.
 Seu evento não está na lista?  Compartilhe conosco nos comentários para que possamos manter a lista atualizada!

Design credit - Claudia Ciniglio @wewe_illustration_design
🇬🇧 Introducing Proposal No. 10: A congress for Forró teachers/organisers/musicians from all around the community & countries to meet and exchange knowledge, thoughts and ideas about Forró-related topics.

What is the objective: To meet between Forró professionals (and those who want to become or connect) to network, to learn together, to improve practices and expand knowledge! Full details here: https://bit.ly/3RMdWiE 

This 🎟️ Forró Congress could become a proper FOFED project, IF there is enough interest ! 
Therefore, please vote until 24th October on up to 3 proposals and give feedback on all:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
🇬🇧 Voting is still open! Introducing Proposal No. 9: A site on the Forró Federation Website to track where Forró Bands, DJs and Teachers are travelling.🏁 

What is the objective: Dancers and event organisers can follow their favourite artists more easily because there is a central place where Bands, DJs and Teachers entered their tour dates & places. Full details here: https://bit.ly/3F4H3pI 

This 🏁 Travel Tour Tracker could become a proper FOFED initiative, IF there is enough interest and support from the Forró community/you. 

Which initiative would have the most value for you? → Let us know until 24th October:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
🇬🇧 Vote until 24th October on up to 3 proposals and give feedback on all! - Introducing here Proposal No. 8: A survey to get qualitative (and as far as doable also quantitative) data to better understand the Forró situation around Europe. 📊 How are the communities and professionals doing? Where and what kind of kind of support is needed?

What is the objective: Collect meaningful research-questions from the community to then understand the situation of Forró in Europe and what needs to happen to improve and grow. Full details here: https://bit.ly/3F4x9oc

This 📊 Survey could become a proper FOFED initiative, IF there is enough interest and support from the Forró community/you.

Therefore, please let us know which 3 initiatives would have the biggest value for you:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
🇬🇧 Introducing Proposal No. 7: Workshops for Forró Professionals ONLINE and/or on Forró Festivals.

What is the objective: To offer knowledge where it is lacking, to support the professionalisation in Forró. Full details here: https://bit.ly/3rDukHH

This 💼 Forró Professionalization programme could become a proper FOFED initiative, IF there is enough interest and support from the Forró community/you.

Therefore, please support in choosing a focus project for FOFED by voting until 24th October on up to 3 proposals and give feedback on all:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
🇬🇧 Introducing here Proposal No. 6: To invest time and resources into building partnerships with other dance scenes (Swing, Salsa, Bachata etc.) or/and Brazilian Cultural Institutes (embassies etc.)🤝 

What is the objective: 
- to create opportunities for FOFED members for performances and/or to give classes at more mainstream/mass events (e.g. a huge Salsa festival).
- to make FOFED known as central contact point for Forró related information & by this build connections between FOFED members and interested people outside the forró community in Europe
- Full details here: https://bit.ly/400tkKB 

This 🤝 building of partnerships could become a proper FOFED initiative, IF there is enough interest from the Forró community/you.

Therefore, please vote until 24th October on up to 3 proposals and give feedback on all:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
🇬🇧 Vote until 24th October on up to 3 proposals and give feedback on all ! - Introducing here Proposal No. 5: Discussion rounds for Forró professionals to exchange on professional topics.

What is the objective: To revive purposeful face-to-face exchange between professionals. Context: One year after the founding of Forró Federation, in 2021, Forró Federation had already organised online discussion rounds in a smaller group of professionals - the topics were handling the Covid-crisis, best practices for classes and events and teacher´s training. See full details of the proposal here: https://bit.ly/3Q5zS6Z 

These 🗣️ Discussion Rounds could become a proper FOFED initiative, IF there is enough interest. Therefore, please contribute with your vote and thoughts - and support the decision-making which proposal FOFED should tackle next, by:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
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🇬🇧 This is the calendar of Forró festivals featuring Humberto Teixeira taking place in December 2023.
Your event is not on the list? Please let us know so we can keep the list up to date!

🇧🇷 Esse é o calendário dos festivais de forró com o Humberto Teixeira que acontecem em Dezembro 2023.
 Seu evento não está na lista?  Compartilhe conosco nos comentários para que possamos manter a lista atualizada!

Design credit - Claudia Ciniglio @wewe_illustration_design
🇬🇧 This is the calendar of Forró festivals featuring Anastacia taking place in November 2023.
Your event is not on the list? Please let us know so we can keep the list up to date!

🇧🇷 Esse é o calendário dos festivais de forró com a Anastácia que acontecem em Novembro 2023.
 Seu evento não está na lista?  Compartilhe conosco nos comentários para que possamos manter a lista atualizada!

Design credit - Claudia Ciniglio @wewe_illustration_design
🇬🇧 Introducing Proposal No. 10: A congress for Forró teachers/organisers/musicians from all around the community & countries to meet and exchange knowledge, thoughts and ideas about Forró-related topics.

What is the objective: To meet between Forró professionals (and those who want to become or connect) to network, to learn together, to improve practices and expand knowledge! Full details here: https://bit.ly/3RMdWiE 

This 🎟️ Forró Congress could become a proper FOFED project, IF there is enough interest ! 
Therefore, please vote until 24th October on up to 3 proposals and give feedback on all:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
🇬🇧 Voting is still open! Introducing Proposal No. 9: A site on the Forró Federation Website to track where Forró Bands, DJs and Teachers are travelling.🏁 

What is the objective: Dancers and event organisers can follow their favourite artists more easily because there is a central place where Bands, DJs and Teachers entered their tour dates & places. Full details here: https://bit.ly/3F4H3pI 

This 🏁 Travel Tour Tracker could become a proper FOFED initiative, IF there is enough interest and support from the Forró community/you. 

Which initiative would have the most value for you? → Let us know until 24th October:

1) VOTING (for teachers/organisers/musicians) & Giving FEEDBACK (everyone!):
💡 Read all proposals here: https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap (left column)
🗳️ Vote on your TOP 3 favourites by clicking on the “up”-triangle (max. 3 votes, green triangle means you voted, click again to unvote) 
💬 Leave your feedback and additional thoughts in the comments 
💃🕺 If you are not a Forró teacher/organiser/musician, we appreciate your feedback/ideas anyways - just please for comments in https://fofed.feedbear.com/roadmap make clear that you don't work with Forró yourself (so we have less work identifying who is who). 

2) Volunteering:
💪 Reach out if you are up for leading or supporting a specific initiative or helping in general. Each of the proposals will and can only be realised if we also find volunteers to take over ownership. 

Full details on our FOFED proposals & feedback campaign here: https://forrofederation.com/projects/voting/
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